Kota Permai Golf Club, Selangor, Malaysia – Antonio Lascuna of the Philippines closed out with a 2 under par 70 to finish 2 strokes behind Asian Tour rookie Joonas Granberg of Finland in the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters. He finished tied for 3rd with Adam Groom of Australia. 2nd Place was clinched by 3rd round leader Thai Panuphol Pittarayat.
Granberg had an amazing opening round finishing with a 10 ten under par 62 but he stumbled with a 75, and 70 in the next 2 rounds to trail the leaders. He capped his campaign here with a 66 to win by a stroke.
Antonio Lascuna’s finish in the Selangor Masters is his second top 10 finish this year after the Indonesian Masters. He only missed one cut in 6 Asian Tour events this year. The 3rd place finish netted him US$21,191.16. Other notable Filipino finishers were Juvic Pagunsan (T-14), Elmer Salvador (T-20), and defending champ Angelo Que (T-27).
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